In their press briefing in the boardroom of Arua Regional Referral Hospital on Saturday morning, Emmanuel Manenga, the Publicity Secretary Bonded Uganda Health Information Officers and Medical Coders Association-BUMECA, said that they have given government up to April 1st, 2022 to address their concerns lest they lay down their tools nationwide.
The relatives explained that they became suspicious upon realizing that the pregnancy had disappeared, yet they couldn’t see any baby. The relatives led by two Aunties started a search in which they rescued the baby from a nearby bush but insisted that the mother needed to face the law for her actions.
Hellen Faidah, a visually impaired mother of five children who was sent away by her husband four years ago said since she was disowned and chased away by her husband, she has been struggling to look after the children.
The boy identified as Mohamad Nkwanga, was today found with fresh injuries on his body and bloodstains on his clothing. He was wandering around, trying to find the route to Kampala by the time a good samaritan picked him and led him to Arua Central Police Station.
Arua Resident City Commissioner Alice Akello has said she has received information that some health workers are selling vaccination cards to unvaccinated members of the public. The cards are allegedly sold between UGX15, 000 to 25,000.
The young mother who was found alone with no helper or even baby clothes told one of the midwives to help keep eye on the child as she went to by some soda since she was hungry at a nearby Kiosk but did not return.
Dickson Adomati, the Deputy Arua Resident City Commissioner-RCC and chairperson of the City COVID-19 Taskforce said all efforts to know the whereabouts of the UGX 338 million have not yielded positive results.
irio Gasper, the spokesperson for SAI says that the city administrative unit that the government of the Republic of Uganda recommended should end with former Arua Municipality and should leave out the entire Ayivu constituency.
The borehole estimated to cost UGX 20 million was lobbied for by Pastor John Justine Enyetu of Turbunacle Faith Ministries with support from American Missionaries following reports of increased domestic violence as people struggle for a clean source of water from the nearby stream, while others trekked over 34 kilometers to draw water.
Geoffrey Feta, the Ayivu East Member of Parliament, says the one of the key roads in his constituency and water points have depreciated greatly because of the pressure on the resources. He says that they are in talks with the responsible government agencies to address the challenges.
Each month they return to the camps to receive their monthly food ration. However, due to the COVID-19 restrictions on the movement of people and vehicles, some South Sudan refugees staying in Arua city are struggling to find what to eat and can no longer sustain their families.